Mar 29 2021

Yam Carnival 2021: Davido, Pa Salieu, Kehlani, NSG and many more to play at Clapham Common in August

From the team that brought you Afronation, a new festival Yam Carnival is brinign unrivalled celerbation fo black culture and music from across the globe to Clapham Common on Saturday 28th August.

The lineup sees a myriad of varying black global so sounds with afrobeat leading artist Davido, US songstresses Kehlani & Ari Lennox will be sharing the stage with one of Nigeria’s biggest artists Yemi Alade, Conventry’s latest export Pa Salieu and the nation’s favourite 6-man crew NSG, reggae artist Koffee and many more.

Crossing genres, audiences and styles, these new names sit side by side with Nao, Princess Nokia, Ms Banks, IAMDDB, Midas The Jagaban, Omah Lay, Rema, Fally Ipupa, King Promise, Femi Kuti, Fatoumata Diawara, Patoranking, Stonebwoy, Honey Dijon and more. The artists will be performing across three stages with African-influenced food trucks and local chefs providing revelers with tasty bites and drinks.

Tickets are available from Thursday, April 12 at 12pm.

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Words by Gerald Onyango

If I was a celebrity I'd be Will Smith. If I was an album I'd be The Low End Theory. My party trick is that I can tell you the year any rapper was born.